Google Research Sites & Tools

Here’s a list of some of the many research sites and tools available from Google: Google Advanced – https://www.google.com/advanced_search Google Alerts – https://www.google.com/alerts Google Books – https://books.google.com Google Finance – https://www.google.com/finance Google Flights – https://www.google.com/flights/ …

Google Enhances Podcast Discovery

Last week, Google enhanced discoverability of podcast content.  Simply add the word “podcast” to your search and Google search will show you playable episodes alongside your other search results. We’ll surface these episodes based on Google’s …

Slim Down Bloated Links from Google Search Results

Ever tried to copy a link from Google search results and ended up something messy looking like this: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CEwQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.makeuseof.com%2F&ei=wSArUPj0E5Gu8QSd1IGYDg&usg=AFQjCNET_hI9VptfwU-R4oSaJjjI-f0jgA&cad=rja The messiness is because Google changes the URL to help them track who is clicking on …